With goals of maintaining the International Space Station and performing various experiments, the Expedition 8 Crew aboard the Russian Space Vehicle, Soyuz 7, launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan on October 18, 2003 and docked at the Space Station October 20, 2003. The two are expected to reside at the station until April 29, 2004. At this site, visitors can read biographies of the commander Michael Foale and the flight engineer, Alexander Kaleri. Students will find information on astronaut training, their space food, and other fascinating facts. Visitors can also download the Expedition Press Kit, a one hundred eighteen page document outlining the mission goals, operations, and much more.
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